Lost Remote just received data from Facebook about social activity from last night’s Oscars. While Twitter clearly made it deeply into the story line of the show (and generated a record breaking tweet), Facebook was of course still a social TV powerhouse for the TV event. Here are the details. Read more
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Bates Motel ”reopens” tonight on A&E as the highly anticipated drama begins its second season. In honor of the second season the network is giving its social TV fans a chance to create customized post cards inviting friends and family to “check out White Pine Bay’s newest, family-owned motel.” Read more
Not so long ago, the GetGlue brand name and app was considered one of the most promising social TV platforms. Now, their new owners i.TV are continuing to announce radical changes to the brand. The GetGlue brand name is going away and the new platform, tvtag “launches Tues from i.TV, with 70 TV networks including NBC, ABC and FOX on-board as well as Nintendo and DIRECTV, and upwards of 10 mil users baked in from the beginning.” Here’s the announcement. Read more
Klondike, a scripted miniseries that follows two adventurers in Dawson City during the height of the Klondike Gold Rush, is set to debut tonight on Discovery. The show marks Discovery’s first foray into scripted television in its 27-year history and it is sure to attract Game of Thrones fans wanting to see more of Richard Madden (Robb Stark).
To generate buzz for the show, Discovery has created Social Saloon Live, a microsite that allows viewers to watch live cams set up in the real Dawson City and the Dawson City recreation that Discovery has installed in Times Square. The site also captures the social conversation surrounding the show and links to documents that provide historical context for the series.
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